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Is It Legit? Finding Sources for Your Research

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The Mind Online Podcast

Finding Your Topic in a Podcast

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To be sure a podcast is LEGIT, pay attention to:

Evaluating podcasts – Consider these questions

Who are the presenters? 

Guest speakers –
     What do you know about them? Why were they chosen to appear on the podcast?

Sponsor - What is the site sponsoring the podcast?

Date posted

What is the purpose of the podcast?
    Inform?  Persuade? Entertain?
    What is the point of view of the podcast?  Can you find bias?

Show notes and supporting information
     Transcript of show
      References and links for sources mentioned during the show
      Links to additional articles, websites or experts on the topic?

Is It Legit?

Is It The Right Fit?